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What reputation is required for tag edits without approval?

I thought tag edits can be done with 5000 reputation. Am I mistaken? My edit is still waiting for an approval.
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Highly strange deletion

Earlier this year (or possibly last year), I wrote a Q about Windows Media Center, which randomly changes the language of descriptions of recorded media (TV): (source: rejbrand.se) The description ...
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Bad user experience - needs looking at

The question referred to was rapidly re-opened, but this meta isn't about one specific question being closed as a dupe; it's about the user experience once that happens. I'm a big boy now. I can ...
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How to share posts if no one is interested and not enough rep for bounties?

So I have this question still lying around with only a single comment showing some special keys, but I'm hoping for an answer that very well suits the aspect of the question. It has been there for ...
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I would like to ask for a revision whether this question could be reopened

I have asked a question recently, which got closed as duplicate: Extra wear of multicore processor when only a single core is used. Is there such a thing? I believe that the post that was suggested to ...
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This question was closed on both hardware sites?

I am really confused why.... this happened. There, the information for the close of the question on hardwarerecs.stackexchange.com was: Technical support request — Questions asking about ...
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How is a question defined as “Too Localised”?

This question covers an earlier deleted meta question regarding configurations in a more general way. The official reason for closing a question as "Too Localised" is: This question is unlikely to ...
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Suggested edits proposed by an anonymous user?

Recently I started reviewing suggested edits, and while reviewing I found lots of suggested edits were "proposed x hour ago by an anonymous user", this piqued my curiosity, I wonder who this ...
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How can I browse questions with the Community-Wiki status / label?

I would have thought there'd be a "community/wiki" tab among the question tabs maybe like this: (source: 4micah.net) But alas, no such tab exists. Is there another way to search/browse the ...
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why this question get closed on SU which is related to gmail?

Possible Duplicate: Superuser website applications policy https://superuser.com/questions/127516/web-cam-symbol-in-gmail-chat-window-closed This is the reason showing closed as off-topic by ...
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The picture on superuser “page not found” webpage, what is its origin?

This picture: from here: https://superuser.com/404 What is the origin of this picture? I am just curious, I tried Bing Visual Search it and failed to find information relevant to its origin. Its name ...
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What is happening to my SU rep? (Or, how is my rep changing before my eyes!)

So today I've had a fair few upvotes, no downvotes - reached 6660 on SU, then went and had some tea. Came back, 6668. Damn, a downvote! Who has offended my honour so? Nobody, apparently. Now my rep ...
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How can I get the Suffrage badge? The number doesn't change in accordance with the votes I have casted

How can I get the Suffrage badge? The number doesn't change in accordance with the votes I have casted. I have casted many upvotes and downvotes today, on questions and answers of different users, but ...
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New cookie preferences - just what is that black bar, and how do I set it?

They're not asking whether you prefer chocolate or oatmeal-raisin (... we arn't judging but chocolate all the way). SU's one of the early release sites for the new cookie preferences. Official post ...
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Bug report on user reputation leagues

This bug: You see, in the user reputation leagues page, the user named Karu ranked 9th of this month has a +7021 change, however they only have a total reputation of 3896, how is this possible? I am ...
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Korean characters not allowed

For some reason posts or comments with some Korean characters inside aren't allowed. For example in this question it must be worked around using images How to search a Korean word made up of two or ...
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Superuser.com bug with pixel.quantserve.com?

I have noticed this for the past few days, Many SuperUser.com pages simply do not finish loading. I refreshed the page ten times, once it was stuck on "Waiting for www.gravitar.com...", but ...
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Superuser: mass system changes?

If you go to Superuser and scroll down a little, there are many entries with Splattne's name against them. I have gone in and can't see any sort of change, retag, answer or deleting. Is this something ...
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I don't understand the reputation limit

I love SuperUser.com and I am on it all the time, I do not do it for the reputation but it is a very nice bonus for helping people, that being said - it confuses the heck out of me! I understand that ...
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Are questions about Smart TVs on-topic?

I want to ask about audio codec support of a (fairly recent) smart TV. However - this is somewhere between a "computer" and a plain-consumer-electronic device - even if it might actually be ...
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Why do certain commenters take a rude tone with new users?

I saw this question: Video Player code (JavaScript, HTML5 etc), and I thought it might be good to give the person a way to solve the problem, even though it isn't on topic for this website. I've ...
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How can I find and list the questions that I've previously asked on superuser?

I've at least found the users link where I can enter my member name and see some summary statistics about my account, but I have not yet found a way to find and list all of the questions that I've ...
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Why was my question considered an opinion based question?

I got my question closed as an opinion based: Is it really cheaper to use a Windows Virtual Desktop on Azure than to buy a hardware with the Windows OS?. While the question is clearly not opinion-...
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Question closed because I don't know what commands I can use on this case

I have a question about my Super User post being deleted: Need a command to find and move (and mix) subfolders (and its content) to another subfolder on the same parent folder, all matching specific ...
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Asked valid question, was having discussion in comments, question was suddenly closed with no comment to indicate why

New user logs in through RDP on Windows System and Public\Desktop items don't show up on their desktop? This is a problem that I'm encountering all the time in my environment. Question was closed ...
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Not sure why closed as “opinion based”

I have a question about my Super User post: ACPI thermal zone driver in Windows 10. Not always available My post has factual information we have found and possibility of factual answers to the ...
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How to search for duplicates efficiently?

In my experience the search box in Close as duplicate dialog is almost useless. For example we have a canonical malware removal question. Its score is 454 as I'm writing this. It has over a dozen ...
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InCopy tag creation request

My Super User question here involves Adobe InCopy. I would like to request the creation of a tag about Adobe InCopy. Could we please create such a tag? Thanks!
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Why was this question of mine closed? [duplicate]

Question edited for clarifications. I did not ask for a software license or license recommendation, I asked about the implications. I still haven't got the answer about why the two different close ...
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Spam edits by same user

I had two spam edits from the same user in a short interval: on this contribution and and this one (which I rolled back). Despite his reputation he (or she) seems to be a rather difficult user (I ...
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Can I see which Answers/Questions count towards a badge?

Can I see which Answers/Questions count towards a badge? E.g. for the badge "Sportsmanship", can I see somewhere which votes counted towards that badge or would the only option be to ...
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I don't have a negative posting history. Why have I been banned?

I've come here a few times in the past year hoping to ask a question only to be reminded: I dont recall deleting bad questions (and dont have the rep to see my deletions), and I've been using Stack ...
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Are my questions on-topic here, and if so, should a few new tags be created, maybe?

I have a question about my Super User post: How to mount FAT16/32 USB volume on smartos/illumos/omnios? Are my questions about Illumos, OmniOS, SmartOS on-topic here, and if so, should a few ...
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Is this serial downvoting?

From yesterday, I am having frequent downvotes, without any kind of comments. I have received 5 down votes since last night. This never happened since I have been here for 10 months. And the posts ...
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Someone else's legit question deleted

(Edited to be a generic question; see old version if you're curious about specifics) I googled a question (Q) I had and the only hit was to a deleted (but cached) Q here and it (the Google-cached copy)...
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“How to obtain a Laptop without hidden surprises” - suggestions improving the question

How to obtain a Laptop without hidden surprises was closed within minutes of posting with the stated reason: Questions seeking for hardware shopping recommendations are off-topic because they are ...
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Accidental rollback - any penalties involved?

If my edit gets rolled back, will there be a (relevant) negative log associated with my account? If so can the roll back be undone if it has been applied by accident?
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Why is my question downvoted?

I would appreciate assistance to make my question acceptable to this site, but it has been downvoted twice and my comment asking for guidance was deleted. I have tried to add some background that ...
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Explainer/Refiner/Illuminator - how exactly does it work?

I'm trying to find out how exactly the Explainer/Refiner/Illuminator works: Edit and answer 1/50/500 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0) So far it seems that the edit hast ...
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How do I upload photos on Super User?

I figured that photos can only be posted via links. Is there any way to upload photos to a question or answer? Thank you!
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Is it possible to accept answers in closed questions?

Out of curiosity (since I don't have any closed questions), is it possible to accept answers on closed questions?
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Make [procmon] a synonym of [process-monitor]?

The tag description for process-monitor is: Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity. while procmon is: ...
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Can somebody of rank create a tag #albert for me?

I am the author of the app albert launcher and want to redirect users in the support channel to this site to ask or find questions. Can somebody please add the #albert, #albertlauncher or #albert-...
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Why no tag for AnyDesk, and can it be created?

There are currently 35 questions that contain the word AnyDesk, however there's no tag to it. I thought maybe it's a global "no commercial tags" policy, but there is a teamviewer tag. So ...
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Question closed as duplicate - reopen request

This is not my question, and I believe it's NOT a duplicate: How do you edit Windows10 Directory Junctions (links to folders) from Windows Explorer? The question in question (h3h3) is asking about a ...
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Why is my website question off-topic? Where should I ask then?

I just posted this question and readily it gets flagged as off-topic. The question is about websites that work as proxies. Super User seems to me a good place to ask, but anyway suppose that it's not ...
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Can't answer a highly active question even though I meet the reputation requirement

I seem to have found either a bug or an outdated message as can be seen in the below screenshot for me on this question: Google Chrome Dictionary Location Highly active question. Earn 10 reputation ...
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How can I add a Note to an answer that stopped working with an Windows update?

I would like to add the following NOTE: This doesn't seem to work after Windows 10 feature update 2004! to save people's time for reading an answer https://superuser.com/a/1242730/549571 that stopped ...
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Something wrong with this question

Honestly speaking I feel this is most detailed (with full of research)question that I have ever asked I feel it’s not getting deserved attention Maybe because people feel They are aiding theft etc, ...
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Powershell and Batch syntax highlighting not working logically

Syntax highlighting for both Powershell and Batch works if specified manually in an HTML comment, but not via a code block: Doesn't Work: (code block) ```bat ```powershell Works: (HTML comment) &...

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